Canadian sports minister orders forensic audit of Hockey Canada following sexual assault allegations

Canadian sports minister orders forensic audit of Hockey Canada following sexual assault allegations

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canada’s sports minister ordered a forensic audit of Hockey Canada on Thursday after the organization recently settled a lawsuit with a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by multiple members of the country’s 2018 world junior hockey team. Pascale St-Onge said she was “shocked and angry” and said an investigation will … Read more

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

TAMPERE, Finland — Sakari Manninen scored on a power play at 6 minutes, 42 seconds of 3-on-3 overtime and Finland beat Canada 4-3 on Sunday for its fourth world hockey championship title. Host Finland completed an Olympics-world double after winning in China in February, joining Sweden in 2006 as the only countries to win Olympic … Read more

Three-time US Olympic medalist Amanda Kessel joining Pittsburgh Penguins for one-year fellowship

Three-time US Olympic medalist Amanda Kessel joining Pittsburgh Penguins for one-year fellowship

Amanda Kessel is joining the Pittsburgh Penguins for a one-year fellowship that fast-tracks her for an NHL management role. “My dream is to work in a hockey front office, and when the Penguins presented this opportunity to me, it wasn’t something I thought was available — because it wasn’t available,” Kessel told ESPN. “But I’m … Read more

Current and former Canadian gymnasts request independent investigation of alleged ‘systematic abuse’ within sport’s governing body

Current and former Canadian gymnasts request independent investigation of alleged ‘systematic abuse’ within sport’s governing body

A group of Canadian gymnasts is asking Sport Canada to launch an independent investigation into what they describe as a “toxic culture” within the sport’s national governing body. The group of 71 current and former Canadian gymnastics national team members sent an open letter to Vicki Walker, the director-general of Sport Canada, on Monday saying … Read more